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Mar 3, 2013 11:00pm EST
the st. francis hotel in san francisco, which is where fatty arbuckle and queen victoria state. a very palatial place. i realized then there was quite a large gap between what steinbeck wrote and what he actually did on his trip. who he met, where he went, who he traveled with. >> you call him a fraud? >> i did. that was sort of a slow process. in my notebook, the day i read the manuscript i wrote the thing that this is a fraud. but i did not use that word until much later. i was introduced by a friend of mine at the "post-gazette." he called it something of a fraud. i like the way that rang. in a sense it is a literary fraud. it was marketed, sold, reviewed, and taught for 50 years as a true story. >> how old was he? >> 58, and not in great health. he had a couple strokes. he was fine, but not a young man. >> let's take a look at that. we were at the steinbeck center back in 2002 when we did a series on writers. what was it named after? >> don quixote's horse, i hope. i'm a nonfiction guy. >> what i remember most is that basically, they set up the vehicle. it has one of the first
Mar 17, 2013 8:00pm EDT
. >> the examiner he sold. the one in san francisco, the one in baltimore, it folded. what value does this have to a community like this? >> the value to washington? >> why would he do this? can he make money here? >> i am not sure. but he can, it is another conservative voice. reaching them into are not going to be reached by the weekly standard or not by the washington post either. >> six days a week handed out at the subway. >> and other places, too. and it is a way that some publications have gone. they have gone free. they get ads. they get circulation you can make money on it. they have certainly got some great political writers. mike barone for one, byron york. >> why are you not in there? >> because i am at the weekly standard. we are different publications. i mean, there is synergy between the two of us but not a great deal. >> let's go to more video from 1996. you are appearing on this network asking a question of somebody you ended up writing about. >> okay. >> governor bush, this is fred barnes. >> yes, frederick. >> colin powell served your father when was president, of course
Mar 4, 2013 6:00am EST
," interviewed steinbeck in his hotel in san francisco. steinbeck was playful and full of vigor. others who saw him on this trip, especially in san francisco, he was not a sickly guy moping around the country. he was full of energy. and good health, apparently. he was not totally depressed, either. based on these observations of people. his local paper, the "peninsula herald," in monterey, went to his cottage in pacific grove and found him there fixing the fence. they got a big picture of him. he was banging away at some fence trying to fix it. a very nicely written feature. he is perfectly fine. >> born in salinas, went to stanford -- john steinbeck -- lived in sag harbor way at the end of long island. >> and manhattan at the same time. >> how long did you live in manhattan? >> he died in 1968. >> 66 years old. >> i would say he was in new york the last 20 years of his life. >> back to when you were at the library in manhattan and reading the transcript as he wrote it. who do you blame for changing the transcript? as it got to the book that was published? >> let's put it this way. steinbec
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